You could save a bundle buying a refurbished laptop. But there are some things to consider when you do.
Purchasing a refurbished unit could help you save some serious money over buying a brand new laptop. There are good things and bad things about this option — the cost benefits are offset by the fact that you're not getting a new laptop.
You might not get the latest model, the history of your particular laptop isn't totally known and you may not get as long or comprehensive of a warranty (if you get one at all).
Nowadays there are a lot of places to buy refurbished tech, often even directly from the manufacturers themselves. I bought a refurbished laptop from the Dell Outlet, and couldn't be happier with it, so there's definitely a lot of good in considering it.
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